Our next meeting:

Tuesday October 20th 2015

JJ’s Bistro

3447 Waialae Avenue in Kaimuki (between 9th and 10th Avenues)

Social/dinner hour from 6 pm: talk starts 7 pm

Everybody welcome: no admission charge

Note that JJs is BYOB, but Tamura’s liquor store is right across the street.



Professor Jeffrey Drazen

Department of Oceanography


Studying the biology of the Mariana Trench
- the deepest place on Earth


Dr. Drazen earned his PhD at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and then conducted postdoctoral work at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute before joining the University of Hawaii in 2004.

His research focuses on the ecology of deep-sea fishes and most recently fishes in the ocean’s deepest places as a founding member of the Hadal Ecosystem Studies Program (HADES).